Veggie Burger Recipe – Vegetarian Black Bean Burger | Hilah Cooking

Veggie Burger Recipe – Vegetarian Black Bean Burger | Hilah Cooking


Hey everybody. Welcome to Hilah Cooking! Today
I’m going to share with you a recipe for bean burgers which are kind of like the veggie
burgers that you get in the frozen food section but healthier because you know exactly what’s
going in them and it’s not animal poop. I shouldn’t have said that. This is a food show. Anyway, Goldie might be pitter-pattering around
the house today because she is unleashed wild and so if you hear a little like pitter-patter,
pitter-patter, that’s Goldie, not my baby. OK, cool. So it looks like a lot of ingredients
and it kind of is but it all gets mashed together really quick and greasy. So I’ve got some
beans and I actually did cook these from fresh because I’m trying to stay away from the canned
stuff to protect my ovaries and stuff, just in case I ever do want to have a baby. Anyway, TMI. OK, I’m going to go ahead and
start mashing these beans up and I also got some oatmeal and some wheat germ, some healthy
stuff, some vegetables and this is like this recipe is super versatile. You could really
substitute any kind of bean and you could use any kind of vegetables or whatever, as
long as the proportions are right. So, OK, I’m going to go ahead and like mash
these up in my bowl here. OK. So you could totally do this with a food processor but
you all know I try not to use tools like that just because maybe not everybody has it. So I’m going to show you how to do it just
with a short, flat spin such as this one. So just you don’t need to get them like pulverized
but get about half of the beans pretty well mashed because that’s going to be what’s holding
everything together. It’s going to be like our bean glue and then sometimes I go like
this. It’s not really very effective but it’s kind
of fun. OK. This is pretty well-mashed. So see, there’s
a few that are whole but there’s a lot of them that are mashed. So, sweet. Now I’m just
going to mix all this other crap in. Sunflower seeds. You could use any kind of
nut you want as long as they’re chopped up pretty small. Some grated carrot. Again, you
could use like grated sweet potato or some zucchini, whatever. OK, some onion. Kind of get that going
and I’m going to add in a couple of tablespoons
of liquid aminos but you could use soy sauce or something else. A little bit of hot sauce,
some cumin, some chili powder and I’ve added a little bit of cayenne pepper to that too. Then here I’ve got a cup of oatmeal. I’m going
to start with putting a half cup in and mix it up and kind of see what our consistency
looks like. All right. I’m going to add some flour and a little bit
of water too. OK. Cool. So if you wanted to use — if you were
trying to make them gluten-free, you could use chickpea flour or some gluten-free bread
crumbs. OK, I think that’s probably it. All right.
So anyway, moving on. OK. So this looks good. OK, it doesn’t really look good, I will admit
that, but it’s going to look good once it’s made into patties and fried because what doesn’t
look good once it has been fried. So let’s do that part next. OK. So I actually like let this sit for about
10 minutes just to let the oatmeal absorb the liquid and it makes it a lot stickier
and it makes this sound. So I want to make patties and I’ve got some wheat germ that
I’m going to bread them in or coat them in. You could use breadcrumbs or whatever, cornmeal
probably. So it’s very sticky but just kind of compact it as best you can and then do
a little like that and a little like that. It’s like this and like this and like that,
you all. OK. Then one more little like mashing all together and set it over here while we
make all of them. Now I’m going to heat up my skillet and then
cook them and then they will be all like crispy and hot. Delicious! I will put in a little bit of oil and if you
wanted to bake these, you totally could do that too. I will tell you how to do that later
on the website. I also recommend that you kind of like — well
after you made them into patties, just kind of let them sit on a plate for a little while
as long as you can because it’s already like kind of firming up even more. It just makes
it easier to cook. OK. Because these don’t have any egg or anything,
so there’s no binding like that so much. So they’re pretty — a little bit delicate. But
also cholesterol-free! Yay! OK. Rad! OK. Maybe they’re ready to flip. Let’s see.
Oh, that looks rad! All right. See? It looked kind of weird before but now they look like
golden brown and delicious. Yay! All right. I’m going to redistribute my oil
a little bit. Yay! OK, cool. Let us get toasty up and then we will chow down. Let’s see how this side is doing. Ooh! Totally
yumsers! Let’s see how this side is doing. Whoa! Double yumsers! You guys, OK, cool.
I’m going to like turn these off I guess. Cool. I’m going to turn that off before I
start off the smoke alarm again and yay! Yay! That’s what I would sound like if I was a
ghost and I was really excited. I’m not a ghost. OK, cool. I’m going to put hot sauce on it
because I like that and I’m out of ketchup. Whoops! Poor shopping. OK, cool. Wow, it’s
all crispy. So hot. Hmm, it’s totally yummy and full of different
textures from the nuts and the onions and yay! Awesome! You totally try that. It’s really
healthy and I hear people are doing this meatless Mondays thing now which is really popular
and this would be a great thing to try it for, so there. OK. See you guys later. Say bye, Goldie. She’s not looking at you.